Jose Mourinho was not happy with Ander Herrera's comments after Huddersfield loss

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It was very tough day for Manchester United at the John Smiths stadium as the Red Devils were defeated 2-1 by newly-promoted Huddersfield.

Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre got the goals for the hosts, with Marcus Rashford's late strike not enough to claw Jose Mourinho's side back into the game.

It is the club's first Premier League defeat of the season and only the second time they have conceded in a game this season.

It was a game where United were slow and lethargic, with a number of players singled out for some dreadful displays.

Anthony Martial looked disinterested, Nemanja Matic looked a pale shadow of the player we have seen so far this season and Victor Lindelof turned in one of the worst cameos of the season.

However, one man attracting a lot of negative attention is Ander Herrera, the man who was crowned United's Player of the Season in 2016/17.

The Spaniard has been brought in to cover for the absent Paul Pogba and has failed to deliver.

But, that didn't mean the former Athletic Bilbao man couldn't give a scathing review of the team's performance after.


The Spaniard questions United's attitude and desire and believe the Terriers played with more 'passion' throughout the 90 minutes.

It is something players are doing a lot more these days, owning up to the team's errors in interviews. Per Mertesacker done the same about Arsenal last weekend when they lost 2-1 to Watford.

But, that didn't mean Mourinho was happy with Herrera's actions and in his own interview, he had a few words to say to his out-of-form player.



"And I heard Ander Herrera is in the flash interviews and he is saying that the attitude and desire was poor," he said.

"Well my God, when a player says that and when a player feels that, I think they should all go to the press conference and explain why, because I can't explain.

"It concerns me. If it happens today, why can't it happen tomorrow?"

Herrera is probably going to get a few angry words in his ear the next time the two meet at Carrington.

United now face a big test in the Carabao Cup against Swansea in mid-week, a game that they must win in order to bounce back from their Huddersfield disappointment.

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